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Probabilistic Forecasting - a Primer

16 October, 2018

An experienced gambler might hedge their bet on multiple outcomes, rather than just the most likely "single...

Continuous S&OP

Can S&OP become more continuous? Automation is key.

9 October, 2018

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), a process often focused around a monthly meeting, is evolving into a more...

Supply Chain Planning User Concerns

The Nine Top Supply Chain Planning User Concerns

2 October, 2018

Gartner’s most recent Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record (21 August 2018, Amber Salley, Tim Payne,...

inventory balancing

Balancing service levels and supply chain costs

25 September, 2018

Precisely balancing  the tradeoff for each inventory item is a hallmark of inventory optimization

Editor’s Note: Last...

Supply chain user priorities

Gartner’s Top Ten User-Rated Supply Chain Planning Capabilities

18 September, 2018

Gartner Research recently released its new Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record (SCP SOR) in which...

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Decoding the language of S&OP

11 September, 2018

Since demand forecasting has developed many “personalities” over the decades, I recently wrote a blog that “decoded” the...

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Gartner releases new Supply Chain Planning Magic Quadrant

4 September, 2018

Gartner Research just released its new Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record (SCP SOR). There have...

Microsoft Inventory Optimization Interview

How manufacturers optimize their inventories

28 August, 2018

Editor’s Note: Microsoft’s Colin Masson, Global Industry Director of Manufacturing Solutions (that's him on the left),...

Millennials in supply chain

Overcoming a shortage of supply chain talent

15 August, 2018

Editor’s note: There will be no blog post next week due to summer holidays.

There is a shortage of supply chain talent. ...

Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization

Multi-echelon inventory optimization vs inventory optimization

7 August, 2018

Editor’s Note: Last year ToolsGroup became Microsoft’s partner for Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) in...

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